Wicker named to American Bankers Association board of directors

MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina, August 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — South Atlantic Bank is proud to announce that K. wayne wickerPresident and CEO, was appointed to the Board of Directors of the American Bankers Association (ABA).

The ABA’s board is made up of 20 bankers from across the country, and Wicker is one of six new directors to be appointed this year. “Wayne’s dedication to our industry and strong leadership skills make him an ideal candidate to serve as Director of the largest and most influential business organization in banking. It has been decades since a Caroline from the south banker sat on this national council. I am very proud of Wayne and know he will serve our industry well in this role,” said Fred GreenPresident and CEO of the South Carolina Bankers Association.

Wicker has over 30 years of banking experience. He serves on the South Carolina State Council of Financial Institutions and is Past President of the South Carolina Bankers Association. He also sits on the ABA’s Council of Members. .

Wicker holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from The Citadel and completed the Graduate School of Banking of the South at Louisiana State University and the South Carolina Bankers School in University of South Carolina. A former member of the South Carolina Air National Guard, Wicker is a Gulf War veteran.

The American Bankers Association is the voice of the nation $24 trillion banking sector, made up of small, regional and large banks which together employ more than 2 million people, $19.4 trillion in the deposits and extend over almost $11 trillion in loans.

About South Atlantic Bancshares, Inc.

South Atlantic Bancshares, Inc. (OTCQX: SABK) is a registered bank holding company based in Myrtle Beach, SC with over $1.4 billion in total assets. The Company’s banking subsidiary, South Atlantic Bank, is a full-service financial institution covering the entire coastal area of Caroline from the south, and is locally owned, controlled and operated. The Bank operates eleven offices in myrtle beach, carolina forest, North Myrtle Beach, Murrels Inlet, Pawleys Island, georgetown, mount pleasant, Charleston, Bluffton and Hilton Head Island, Caroline from the south. The Bank specializes in providing personalized community banking services to individuals, small businesses and corporations. Services include a full range of personal and business banking products, including mortgage and cash management, including South Atlantic Bank goMobile, the Bank’s mobile banking application. The Bank also offers internet banking, free access to ATMs, checks, CD and money market accounts, merchant services, mortgages, remote deposit capture, and more. For more information, visit www.SouthAtlantic.bank.

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SOURCE Bank of the South Atlantic

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